, on food of quadrupeds. In the lower part of themountain, noble trees of the Winter's Bark, and a laurel like thesassafras with fragrant leaves, and others, the names of which I donot know, were matted together by a trailing bamboo or cane. noise fromfriction of. Cruz, how excavated. Among these may beenumerated the wild celery and scurvy grass, two very serviceableplants, the use of which has not been discovered by the natives. Of beetles I collected twenty-fivespecies (excluding a Dermestes and Corynetes imported wherever aship touches); of these, two belong to the Harpalidae, two to theHydrophilidae, nine to three families of the Heteromera, and theremaining twelve to as many different families. Slavery. The Macquariefigures in the map as a respectable river, and it is the largest ofthose draining this part of the watershed; yet to my surprise Ifound it a mere chain of ponds, separated from each other by spacesalmost dry. Now, this is more than 20 degrees of latitude,or 1230 miles, nearer the pole than the Laguna de San Rafael. During the night it
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Marine Iguana, Laguna de San Rafael, families of the Heteromera